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Crunchy-Style Chicken Salad Recipe

Crunchy-Style Chicken Salad Recipe

Water chestnuts and pecans dress up this creamy chicken salad sent by Margaret McNeil in Memphis, Tennessee. It looks especially pretty nestled on a bed of lettuce leaves, but it also makes a fun sandwich filling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 3 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped water chestnuts
  • 4 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
  • 4 teaspoons diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Serve on lettuce-lined plates. Garnish with egg slices. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving: 1 cup (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise) equals 304 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 202 mg cholesterol, 692 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.